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I just installed new turn signals on my bike, when I hit the left signal everything works fine, when I hit the right signal, it's like you cut the hazard lights on, all of them start blinking, anyone have any suggestions or help. The new lights are led.

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Did you install an electronic flasher? Most older bikes will require one. You should be able to pick one up at your local parts store - similar to this one.

If you are sure your connections are correct, that would be the first thing I would try just to eliminate it. The LEDs do not draw enough current to make the stock flasher function correctly & it goes on drugs, even though the connections are correct. Had basically the same problem with my '94. Other things you may need to try:

- Did you buy a kit? - if so, did you get resistors with it?

Tech support for the product I bought said all I would have to do is install the electronic flasher & I'd be golden. But the rears functioned correctly and not the fronts. I ended up installing the resistors for the fronts that came with the kit to get it all straightened out.

Like most electrical - trial and error...

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Before you go and buy anything first make sure that everything is hooked up. If you are working on the back turn signals they will not function correctly unless the fronts are hooked up as well. Just thought I'd say that before you went and spent any money.
 

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If you are working on the back turn signals they will not function correctly unless the fronts are hooked up as well.
Not necessaryily true - my '94 functioned correctly w/o the front being hooked up. Most certainly could depend upon the year of the bike.

I agree though - make sure everything is hooked up as it should be. Do prelim connections before making final ones.

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Not necessaryily true - my '94 functioned correctly w/o the front being hooked up. Most certainly could depend upon the year of the bike.

I agree though - make sure everything is hooked up as it should be. Do prelim connections before making final ones.

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Really?? I guess you are right. I was working on my 1996 ZX-7R and I was installing an undertail eliminator kit. I didn't realize the front turn signal was blown b/c I was so much concentrated on the back. Both back turn signals would stay on steady when I tried the left or right. On top of that the turn signal indicator stopped working as well. I used my test light to test what kind of flow I was getting to each rear turn signal. When I turned on the right signal I would get a strong signal on that side but much too fast. And I immediately thought it was the turn signal relay. A new one was $33 though so I thought I would try a few more things before I bought a new one. Also with the right turn signal engaged I checked the left and sure enough I was getting a smaller and dimmer flow to that side while the other turn signal was engaged and visa versa. After a few hours of frustration I realized that one of my front turn signals was blown!! I replaced it and it slowed down the flashes per minute back to factory specs and made the rear turn signals blink independant from each other. Without the front signal using up some of the amperage the rear turn signals were getting too much.
 
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